Awami League has disclosed the names of party-nominated councillor candidates for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).
AL General Secretary Obaidul Quader announced the names at a press conference at the party president’s Dhanmondi political office on Sunday.Quader, also road transport and bridges minister, the decision about the female councillor candidates will be taken in the afternoon.
Meanwhile, AL picked DNCC incumbent Mayor M Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, MP as its candidates to contest the elections to Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) respectively.
Incumbent DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon has failed to appease the party high-ups for the nomination.
Earlier on Saturday evening, AL Local Government Nomination Board sat in a meeting at Ganobhaban with Prime Minister and AL President Sheikh Hasina in the chair to pick the party contestants for the elections to the two city corporations slated for January 30.